Florence Belle Wells

4 September 1896–1998 (Age 101)
Kosciusko, Indiana, United States

The Life of Florence Belle

When Florence Belle Wells was born on 4 September 1896, in Kosciusko, Indiana, United States, her father, Charles Lucien Wells, was 34 and her mother, Mary Jane Van Valkenburg, was 14. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Paul Conrad Kablitz. She lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Bradley, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. She died in 1998, in Tomahawk, Lincoln, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 102.

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Family Time Line

Paul Conrad Kablitz
1893–1971
Florence Belle Wells
1896–1998
Ervin Kabitz
1918–
ORPHA KOBLITZ
1921–2019
PAUL KABLITZ
1927–
SHIRLEY KOBLITZ
1929–

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    Ervin Kabitz

    Male1918–Male

    ORPHA KOBLITZ

    Female1921–2019Female

    PAUL KABLITZ

    Male1927–Male

    SHIRLEY KOBLITZ

    Female1929–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    John Vivian Wells

    Male1891–Male

    Sybil Mae Wells

    Female1894–1983Female

    Female1896–1998Female

    Clara E Wells

    Female1904–1979Female

    Female1905–1990Female

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 10

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 27

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places named with the plural of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topopgraphical name from this word (in its plural form), for example Wells in Somerset or Wellsnext-the-Sea in Norfolk.2 Translation of French Dupuis or any of its variants.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Florence Kablitz in household of Paul Kablitz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence B Kablitz in household of Paul C Kablitz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence B Wells in household of Charley L Wells, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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